Arizona Medicaid Program Advances $41 Million In Provider Payments During COVID-19 Crisis
Governor Doug Ducey’s office says the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, has advanced more than $41 million in scheduled payments to eligible hospitals, and health care providers to help them cope with the Coronavirus crisis.
In a written statement, Ducey said more than 106 provider organizations will receive a portion of the funds they were scheduled to receive in the fall of 2020.
The eligible health care providers are participants in the five-year “Targeted Investments Initiative”--which supports hospitals and primary care physicians and organizations.
The $41 million is not new funding but an existing allocation.
AHCCCS expects the payments to be made in early May.